New GPS App For iPhone With Multitasking Compatibility From Magellan Launched

GPS applications for the iPhone are dime a dozen. After TomTom, Garmin and Navigon released new versions of their GPS applications that will make use of new functionalities on the latest iOS, it is now the turn of Magellan to follow suit. The GPS navigation developer has released their new Magellan RoadMate GPS app that is compatible with the multitasking capabilities of the iPhone. That means, users may turn on the turn-by-turn navigation of the application while working on another iPhone app at the foreground. Not really something you will need if you are the driver, but you needed this update and here it is.

Apart from this functionality, the new version of the Magellan iPhone app will also include real-time traffic tracking that will give you information about traffic jams, accidents,etc. so that you may take the required diversions. This is a free update and is made available through NAVTEQ.

The Magellan GPS app costs $44.99 at the App Store and you can download the app by clicking here (North America).